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Levin Model 121 / Model 27 / Model 295
1900 catalog


10-string Consert size version of Model 102 / Model 20.

10-string Bass Guitar.
Body width: 340 mm.
Body length: 493 mm.
Body depth: 105 mm.
Spruce top with undetermined bracing.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound fingerboard with mother-of-pearl dot inlay.
Natural finish.

Introduced: ca 1900

ca 1907:

Maple back & sides.
Mosaic and celluloid bound top.
Mosaic rosette.
Unbound back.
Unbound headstock.
Unbound rosewood fingerboard with varied mother-of-pearl inlay.
Silver plated frets.
Bone nuts.
Rosewood bridge.
Mahogany finished back & sides.
Natural finished top.

Renamed Model 27.

Earliest known example: 48637 (1920)

ca 1923:

Birch back & sides.
4-ply bound top.

52715 (1924)

ca 1928:

Bone bridge saddle & bridge pins.
Nickel plated tuners.
One year warranty.

ca 1930:

Renamed Model 295.
Body width: 335 mm.

Latest known example: 101323 (1936)